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BMW M GmbH begins concept testing for all-electric cars
23 August 2022
MUNICH: BMW M GmbH announced last week it has started the first test drives of a so-called concept test vehicle for innovative drive and chassis control systems. A multidiscipli...
Electric vehicle industry prizes steel over aluminum, says U...
23 August 2022
NEW YORK: Electric-vehicle makers are choosing steel over aluminum as the preferred metal for automotive bodies, says the top executive at the largest steel provider to the US car ...
Hella teams up with auto2u.my to promote its first LED headl...
23 August 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: German automotive lighting company Hella has unveiled its first LED bulb product for car headlights. The launch of the Hella Retrofit LED headlight bulb is exclusi...
Electric cars have a big tyre conundrum
23 August 2022
NEW YORK: The Lucid Air Dream Edition travels up to 836km on a charge, more than any electric vehicle on the market by a wide margin. If a buyer chooses the larger, 21-inch whee...
All cars pre-sold until early 2024, says Lamborghini
23 August 2022
FRANKFURT: Lamborghini has already pre-sold the entire production run to early 2024, its boss said today, with luxury goods seemingly unaffected by global economic uncertainty. ...
Socar Mobility Malaysia appoints new CEO
23 August 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Socar Mobility Malaysia has appointed Shylendra Nathan as its new chief executive officer (CEO) effective Aug 1. As the CEO, he will oversee the overall operations...
Hino's widening engine scandal becomes nagging headache for ...
23 August 2022
TOKYO: A widening scandal at Japan's Hino Motors over falsification of engine data has become a headache that will not go away for parent Toyota Motor Corp, adding to a difficult y...
Chinese airline owner Juneyao Group plans to enter booming E...
23 August 2022
With airlines hit hard by Covid, Juneyao under chairman Wang Junjin (seen here) is said to be keen to tap into a booming EV market that has been aided by generous government subsid...
Dr Wee: Comprehensive action plan will be announced on drivi...
23 August 2022
PETALING JAYA: A comprehensive action plan will be announced soon regarding the delay of candidates taking their driving tests post-Covid-19. In a surprise visit to the Malaysia...
VW aims to take stakes in Canadian mines, mine operators, sa...
23 August 2022
BERLIN: Volkswagen aims to enter the mining business in Canada to ensure its raw material supply for battery production, a board member for the German carmaker told Handelsblatt da...
Toyota doubles down on its hybrid bet in India
22 August 2022
BIDADI (India): Toyota is rebooting its strategy for India, doubling down on a bet that emerging markets will learn to love its hybrids, as long as the price is right. Renowned ...
Net zero, Russia war driving nascent hydrogen economy
22 August 2022
LONDON: Green hydrogen is in sharp focus as governments seek to slash carbon emissions amid record-high temperatures and to safeguard energy supplies hit by the invasion of Ukraine...
Mitsubishi opens 3S outlet in Rawang
22 August 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: There's a new 3S Mitsubishi dealership in Rawang. It is operated by authorised dealer Lofty Ambition (Rawang) Sdn Bhd. This is Lofty Ambition's fourth outlet; t...
Musk says Tesla full service driving price will rise to US$1...
22 August 2022
NEW YORK: The price for Tesla Inc.’s full self-driving system will rise to US$15,000 (RM67,235) in North America, chief executive officer Elon Musk tweeted Sunday. The price inc...
Power shift for Mumbai's double-decker buses
22 August 2022
MUMBAI: India's entertainment capital is expanding its fleet of London-style red double-decker buses nearly a century after they made their debut - this time as electric vehicles. ...
Bentley unveils Mulliner Batur
22 August 2022
LONDON: Bentley Motors has unveiled the Bentley Mulliner Batur – a new two-door grand touring coupé limited to 18 series pieces that heralds the start of a design revolution at Ben...
Ford headlight tech helps keep drivers’ eyes on the road
22 August 2022
LONDON: Head-up displays have for some time enabled drivers to stay focussed on the way ahead. But now Ford engineers are trialling new headlight technology that could help ensu...
Porsche expects to make as many electric Macans as combustio...
22 August 2022
BERLIN: Volkswagen's sportscar brand Porsche expects to produce as many units of its Macan model in the electric version as the original with combustion engine, production chief Al...
The US$3.7mil CC850 is best-looking car ever made by Koenigs...
21 August 2022
SAN FRANCISCO:  The latest hypercar from the record-breaking Swedish speed demons is designed for pleasure, not breaking records. Christian von Koenigsegg has unveiled a hyperca...
Australia to target vehicle emissions to boost EV supply
21 August 2022
SYDNEY: Australia's government said it plans to introduce new regulations targeting vehicle carbon emissions to boost the uptake of electric cars, as it looks to catch up with othe...